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Feb 15, 2013 11:30am PST
are pointing telescopes in the direction of the asteroid. amy joins us live from the laboratory in oakland where there is a party going on. amy? >> the party will be tonight when we can see it, closest to the earth in the next half hour but we cannot see it. it is so light. the people on the other side of the earth have that advantage. when it arrives tonight it will still be visible. it is close enough to create a lost excitement at the science center. astronomers say this event is what they live for. an asteroid passing so closely to earth. >> it is a big deal because this is the first time an object of this size has come so close to the earth. >> here is a picture of what to expect to see tonight. you can see the dashes, that is the streak caused by the movement of an asteroid. tonight, you should be able to see the movement. >> i am excited because the weather looks very good, very promising, and i actually have not heard the forecast but i expect the weather if it is this good we will have good viewing conditions. >> an observatory has calculated the path of this asteroid and they kno
KOFY
Feb 2, 2013 12:00am PST
into this home. our source tells us that is where dan therion lived. he also went by the name of kelly. he was questioned by police six days after kevin collins disappeared. investigators never searched his backyard or basement at the time. cold case investigators returned to the home this week and tore up the basement floor looking for evidence that might link him to the young boy. the home is right across the street from kevin's old school. our sources say therion had a dog. earlier this week the lead investigator in this cold case told abc7 reporter vic lee a key detail of what two witnesses saw way back in 1984 jie. we had another uh dolt -- another adult witness saying they saw kevin in front of 1106, 1108masonic. there was a man there in his 20s or 30s and he had a big great dane black dog. >> touring this week's search, cadaver dogs located bones in the basement floor of that home. >> now police say those bones may be from an animal and they sent them to a crime lab for analysis just to make sure. according to a public record search the man police are focusing on died five years ago
KOFY
Jan 31, 2013 9:00pm PST
. more of this than anywhere else. >>reporter: just this past week homeland security and u.s. customs confiscated 300,000 dollars worth of unlicensed nf l merchandise in san francisco. nationwide more than 13 million dollars in fake merchandise nabbed this season made mostly in china 8. most on the street are selling from 15 dollars to 30 dollars. retail jersey could go for 100 dollars. >>reporter: is this listened nfl merchandise. >> yes. >>reporter: can you show us? what is that? >> camera off me please. >>reporter: this man we confronted on market street in san francisco said he make about his 5 dollars for every counterfeit shirt he says how are you able to break in. >> i see somebody on the street they offer. why not. chance to make some money you know what i mean. at least i'm not robbing and stealing people purses that's what people need to be worried about. >>reporter: nfl college store on pier 39 says it's not the street husband letters putting a dent in the profit. it's the pirate internet sites. as part of the sting 6 internet sites shut down but authorities say t
KOFY
Feb 14, 2013 12:00am PST
. easier banking. standard at citibank. calm us down and saying very frequently he would not kill us. >> for the first time this couple held hostage by christopher dorner is talking about their harrowing ordeal as he tried to escape the law. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. they thought they were going to die. that's what they were saying as this developing story continues to evolve. listen to what happened as they came face-to-face with a cop killer. >> he had his gun drawn. >> you know, stay calm. >> resort owners found dorner inside one of their cabins. the moment they saw him they realized who it was. >> thought we were dead. it was scary. >> i really thought it could be the end. >> but dorner said he wasn't after them. he wanted their car. >> he talked to us, tried to calm us down and saying very frequently he would not kill us. >> after dorner left, the couple managed to free themselves. >> and then she got her gag off, and then we both were trying to stand up. >> then they called 9-1-1. per sued by police dorner ditched their car and carjacked an
KOFY
Feb 15, 2013 9:00pm PST
suze intruder use a hatchett home invasion in the bay area. >> plus classroom not what you think. student sets up a sting think. student sets up a sting to catch a teacher. stay with >> live breaking news. >> good evening i'm dan ashley.. breaking news is over our heads tonight. tu see it? there are reports tonight of possible meteor in the bay are area. we get phone calls and tweet lighting up the internet tonight. all saying they saw something blue streak across the bay area sky. most say whatever it was didn't last long. few example aaron said she saw it market and fifth in san francisco. intense colorful. angela says she was on 280 when she saw a bright falling star. and kept floating in fairfield says there was a trail of blue white light for about 10 maybe 20 seconds afterwards. if you snapped a picture of this possible meet why are whatever it is we would certainly love to see it and share witness our viewers. send it to you report at kg o dash tv.com. >> meanwhile all of this comes as more than 1,000 people recover from injuries after a massive meteor explode
KOFY
Feb 1, 2013 9:00pm PST
us the entire interview that we edited down for the story. this is 7 news. >> missing person case may have turned into a murder case. teenager girl who disappeared from suisun was found dead in fairfield park this morning. girl was reported missing yesterday. police are not releasing her age or name but they are treating this case for the moment as homicide. >> very scary morning for 2 women in east san jose. confront add man breaking into the car. yelled at him to stop but instead the man chased the women back in their home and punched one of the women repeatedly in the face. now this happened in the all rock neighborhood. flew over to get picture of the area but believe it or not this whole thing didn't end there. both women ran away from the house when now 2 men started chasing them. punching one of the women again. then the men went back to the house and stole a number of things. one woman went to the hospital. she is okay that's the good news. 2 men the cowards are still on the run tonight. >> well, you mate want to check the twitter account because twitter has been
KOFY
Feb 8, 2013 11:30am PST
with us. >> well, there you go. we didn't make a match. but remember, love is a long journey, so travel light. we'll see you next time. >> you know what, matt, i bet you you've grown up and given up your reckless and selfish ways, but it looks like you haven't. that's too bad because you know you missed out. >> sorry, audrey, you're a >> abc7 news starts right now with live breaking news. >> there is breaking news from fairfield. police confirm they have made an arrest in the murder of the 13-year-old genelle conway allen. she disappeared a week ago and her body was found the next day at a park a few miles away. eric? >> in the past few minutes we learned of the breaking news. an arrest in the murder of the girl. fairfield police are holding a news conference in the hour and abc7 reporter is on the way. the nude body the 13-year-old was found by a passerby a week ago after she was reported missing from her foster home. there was surveillance video released by police showing the last time she was seen near railroad avenue in suisun city that afternoon. she was found at alan witt park whe
KOFY
Feb 24, 2013 9:00pm PST
thatcher. >> "good morning america" stars are joining jimmy kimmel and at 11:00, don sanchez joins us live from the red carpet from los angeles. >> ben affleck's movie argo was one of the films that jimmy carter criticized and he did not hoeld back the president's handling from nuclear threats from iran. more on the speech today. >> the theater was filled up at his appearance. the former president spoke about his commitment to peace worldwide. many krifd the present administration regarding the dealings with north korea and iran. >> our country is looked upon as the foremost war like nation on earth. there is a dearth now of commitment of america to negotiate differences with others. >> he believes that instead of sanctions against iran and negotiating, in they should use the promise to lift sanctions to negotiate. >> not a single day of talks with north korea since president obama has been in office. >> his one hour long conversation covered death pete and use of drones. he also spoke about the lack of influence the u.s. now has what is occurring in israel. >> the united states has you mi
KOFY
Feb 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
competition from the rest of the bay area. danger of using accept to tend rise beef. it's a practice that could make you sick. >> 49ers clean out the lockers as coach harbaugh expresses regret about the team final drive. >> plus new earthquake retrofit plan that will cost homeowners tens of thousands of dollars. tens of thousands of dollars. >> sue nawm >> stock up nearly 100 points and business is booming. bay area base in talk for new investment that would value the company at 2 and a half billion despite a weak earning report for singe a stock is soaring. as "the new york times"notes more than 2 dozen start up in silicon valley are now worth in excess of 1 billion dollars. good evening i'm dan. in fact silicon valley ladies the rest of the country out of the great recession. new report out today shows 46,000 new businesses opened last year and 92,000 new jobs with created. one analyst says the valley is back to where it was before the.com bust a dozen years ago. david tonight with the rest of the story. >> our regis at war with regard to who ownand of silicon valley. >>reporter
KOFY
Feb 22, 2013 9:00pm PST
action against the city of oakland for his wrongful conviction. he told us would he in the comment on that. he was only interested in seeing hisfamily and friends. in dublin, abc 7 news. >> plan police say under investigation since last november now inÑi jail for molestation. as thomas explains, the last thing that mother with kids at that school wanted to hear is that a suspected child molester was working there. >>reporter: jason of san bruno once an actor here at the center repertoire company at the center for the narcotic walnut creek. he also worked here at the ballet school on north main street. the daughter takes lessons at the school. >> hurts my heart to know that someone around young children is to go something terrible. >> operators at the school told that you say once they heard 27-year-old man was being investigated by both walnut creek and pleasant hill police he was fired. >> they also say he was a clerk and not around chirp. pleasant hill police lieutenant dan says the investigation into child molestation allegations against him began last november. >> femal
KOFY
Feb 26, 2013 12:00am PST
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Feb 2, 2013 9:00pm PST
♪ there's a dream that strings ♪ the road with broken glass for us to hold and i cut so ♪ far before i had to say >> zbleex at 9:00 what organizers at an art festival are saying after one person was killed at the event. also how police are gearing up for tomorrow's superbowl. for tomorrow's superbowl. fans talk about all the fun well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. >> ama: i'm ama daetz. in less than 24 hours we'll have a new superbowl champion. they are going for a sixth franchise trophy. they are getting used to the foomd and stadium. streets are packed with niner fans as they told katie marzullo it was expensive but well worth it to join the super party in new orleans. >> in new or
KOFY
Feb 11, 2013 9:00pm PST
catholics. nick. >> the pope is a shy leader but today announcement reminder of the man they used to call god rottweiler. unpredictable unprecedented and might guarantee the legacy. >> at 85 he's silver hair and cerebral and says he simply can't keep up. pope benedict the 16th told the cardinal that latin he is so infirm i have had to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the men industryen trusted to me. in the last year benedict grew increasingly frail. >> certainly slowed down a by. you can tell he had trouble negotiating step. started using the cape several months ago. >> the pope never slows down putting the church on orthodox path and opposed sexuality and female priest. he tried to heal wound. apologizing to victims of sexual abuse. but his church shielded accused priest and hid crimes from authorities. >> come to terms with the priest scandal. they have to be more candid and honest about it. >>reporter: the church is 2000 plus-year-old institution that hasn't changed very much. and society is leaving the church way behind. benedict fills stadium but always a book
KOFY
Feb 13, 2013 9:00pm PST
had come into the living room and he opened the door and came out at us and he hat his gun drawn. >> when jumped out and hollered stay calm karen turned and screamed and started running and he ran after h her. >> he talked to us trying to calm us down and saying very frequently he would not kill us. and he came in like with a cord and tied it. >> a couple of extensions cords. >> tied it around like. >> put a pillow case over our heads first and then tied the cord through the mouth and around to the back and tied it tight. >> the moment you realized this was christopher dorner what went through your mind? >> i thought we were dead. >> five words. i thought we were dead. dorner told them that they were a means to his end. he told them all i wanted was their car. that is exactly what he took. meanwhile, authorities today identified detective jeremiah mckay a 15 year veteran of the san bernardino sheriff's department as the deputy who died yesterday in a shootout with dorner. investigators also confirmed that dornerer is the man thieved to have barry kateed himself inside a cabin aft
KOFY
Feb 14, 2013 9:00pm PST
. at lane the konl told us he would have been on the field did for spring conditioning with the teammate. >> felt everybody here. avenues registered linebacker last year. trying to do the right thing. transferred coming to make the transition from high school to college. >> class were his cancelled at hillside school today to give investigators time to gather any evidence that might be in the field during daylight hour hours. >> we don't expect something like that to the happen at school. not at the night team. safe for the kid. >> pretty much a good kid. good friend. good other brother. perfect role model. nothing wrong with them at all. >> foster loss hits the football team especially hard. early this week they lost another player in a car accident in southern california. >> young people trying to do the right think and make a sacrifice go to school every day. no longer with you, it's tough. >> now that investigators have collected whatever evidence might be here at the school hillside elementary will reopen for classes on friday morning. in san leandro, abc 7 news. >> the charre
KOFY
Feb 27, 2013 9:00pm PST
the firefighters with using their bodies to shield one woman from the gunfire. they are courageous under fire obviously. and the santa cruz police chief struggled today as he talked about his two officers, both highly respected members of a very small department. abc 7 news reporter sergio with more on these heros. >> during today's news conference, police chief vogel says he was see pecsly close to sergeant lauren butch baker. they started on the police force at about the same time. the chief says butch was an excellent investigator. >> my most skilled investigator with the police department. >> baker and his partner detective elizabeth baker were gunned down as they investigated possible misdemeanor charges against jeremy goulet. butler a uc santa cruz graduate and former student of michael rocken. >> trying to decide did she want to be a social worker or working with nonprofits in education and maybe a school teacher and decided she wanted to become a police officer and that was the way she could make a difference in the commune. >> i at the growing memorial of plow flowers for the fallen
KOFY
Feb 8, 2013 12:00am PST
so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. . >> umbrella out tonight as band of showers moves through the bay area. and looking live from the east bay the chance of thunderstorms rain even snow remain a possibility overnight. >> good evening. >> let's go straight to sandhya and look at live doppler 7 hd. sandhya. >>reporter: yes. we are still seeing some showers here over the bay area and just off the coast and this is promising to be a wet one for your morning commute. let me show you the showers right now. check out live doppler 7 hd and take you in a little bit closer and show you where the showers right now. as you notice around dillon beach road north bay we see real light retu
KOFY
Feb 7, 2013 11:30am PST
in 2006 used for an lapd news let fore a program honoring officers who also served in the military. oakland city council agreed to hire bratton as a consultant for the police department. >> in san diego, a navy official confirms that naval base is on lockdown. two sources tell us they do not believe this is connected to the christopher dorner case. we will monitor the situation as it develops. and now, the mayor of san antonio is joining forces to combat drug violence meeting with law enforcement officials and state senators who will announce a proposal for new gun control laws in california, including legislation to close loopholes in current firearm regulations. >> vallejo police are looking for two gunman who shot three people in a home invasion this morning. it happened at scene where amy is with an update on the victims and the search for the armed men. >> the motive is the question. police say nothing inside this home indicates why this home was chosen, they say maybe it is the location. it is on the corner so one fewer neighbor to worry about. across the street, a busy stree
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Feb 20, 2013 9:00pm PST
, strengthen our middle class, but you it does require us to put the country ahead of politics. >> abc 7 news anchor dan ashley at the white house today with an ex-clue is suv one on one interview with president obama. good evening. i'm caroline johnson. dan is in washington tonight. he is the only reporter in the bay area to have the opportunity to interview president obama at the white house. they spoke about some critical issues. >> reporter: for that washington one of the issues we will be watching closely from the bay area is the u.s. supreme court as it begins next month its consideration of proposition 8 california's ban on gay marriage. it is something that the president has been reluctant to get involved in for legal reasons but i asked him about his position on it today. >> position 8 in the u.s. supreme court next month. what will your administration do? >> the solis tor solicitor gens still looking into it. i have to make sure not to interject too much into the project. i can tell you my personal view which is that i think that same sex couples should have the same rights and be t
KOFY
Feb 22, 2013 11:30am PST
-old anna ayala is accused of lying to protect her son over a gun incident. amy hollyfield joining us now from the women's prison. she and her son will be in court today? >> at 1:30. right now at jail they are preparing to transport her to court to face her new charges. we went inside the jail and asked her if she would give us an interview on camera and officials sat the jail say she told them i'm not interviewing with nobody. here is her new mug shot, this is just taken yesterday after her arrest. she now is charged with being an accessory to a felony and filing a false police report. investigators say she lied to them to cover up for her son and she tampered wit, coming up with another hoax. she is known for the hoax she pulled in 2005. anna ayala spent four years in prison for that claiming she found a finger in a bowl of chili from a san jose wendy's hoping to sue the restaurant. she planted the finger and it belonged to an aquantitiance who lost it in an industrial accident. we tracked down her former landlord this morning and he is not surprised to hear she was arrested. he had to
KOFY
Feb 28, 2013 11:30am PST
they wanted to question in a misdemeanor case. >> good morning, everyone, thanks for joining us. new information is expected to be released in half an hour from the santa cruz police department on the murders of the 51-year-old sergeant loran butch baker and 38-year-old detective elizabeth butler. the only officers ever killed in the line of duty in the department's 150 year history. we will bring the news conference to you live. cornell bernard joins us from santa cruz right now. >> as you said, the news conference is set to begin in about 30 minutes. we hope to learn more information about shooting that claimed the lives of the two officers with the memorial growing at police headquarters with cards and candles and through we are wherever you look. friends of both detectives cannot believe they are gone. >> the santa cruz police officers are returning to work, with a hand written sign greeting them, we need you, we love you, we are with you. c.h.p. and sheriffs are still patrolling on their behalf. the loss is personnel for the chief. >> butch and i watched the birth of our sons. h
KOFY
Feb 15, 2013 12:00am PST
[ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. >> good evening i'm dan. >> i'm carolyn breaking news happening right now in san francisco where a police pursuit ended in a crash. >> 7 news reporter is on the scene live for us with the very latest on this. amma? >> i'm here on fifth intersection rate behind me that is fivtd and mission. then on the other side that's where you can see where the car crashed. now police tell that you say this began about 9:45 tonight when officers spotted a stolen vehicle. in the area of market and eighth. they then followed the vehicle in the tenderloin area and some additional officers arrived on scene the people in the vehicle fled so they took off but then involved in a traffic accident right there at fifth and mission as you see. we did see one person getting put in an plans and taken
KOFY
Feb 21, 2013 9:00pm PST
as soon as information comes in to us. >> large crane collapses during work on the new he were span on the bay bridge. we shot the pictures of the twisted metal. crane was mounted on a barn and was being used to remove temporary support from upped the deck of the new span when this happened. witness tells 7 news it sounded like a plane roaring overhead. crane fell near the island here. latest from abc 7 news transportation reporter heather. >> neck of the crane fell across the water on to an adjacent barn with section of scaffolding also landing there. cal-trans can't confirm if the crane was holding the father work when the accident happened but the crane was involved in remanufacturing the seal from under neevt the bridge one section at a time. witness on treasure island heard the accident happening before they saw it. >> my initial reaction is oh, the under pinning are taking them down and dropping them on the barge. then i kept getting louder and we looked over and pieces were coming counsel. crane tottering and it actually fell down. >> i heard the grinding sound. i thoug
KOFY
Feb 1, 2013 12:00am PST
the job for us. >>porter: she was one of the first to report him disappearing act to the police. but it took nearly two months and 2 sunnyvale detective working full-time on this case to navigate the con fasting maze of contracts and accusations. >> we were lucky at least we got the person. he's behind bars. >>reporter: and the suspect will be arraigned tomorrow afternoon. mean time bail is set at half million dollars. live in san jose tonight, abc 7 news. >>> all right lisa thank you. >> independent monitor criticizing oakland police tonight for pointing gun at sleeping toddler last year. this incident was outlined in the monitor report that was released today. also says officers are failing to report the misconduct of the colleagues. president of the oakland police officer union is defending the cops saying the incident regarding the toddler was taken out of context. >> serving a search warrant in a narcotics home in oakland and they enter the home under the foot of the search warrant and were met with family that included a small child. >> disturbing that we are not goin
KOFY
Feb 26, 2013 9:00pm PST
[ woman ] my boyfriend and it were going on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >> for hours this evening police in santa cruz search for gunman after shoot out with the cops. when it was all over 2 officers were dead. and so was the suspect. good evening. police chief in santa cruz says this is a horrible, horrible day for the department. and 2 fine officers lost their lives. right now police do not believe there are any other gun men on the loose but as precaution deputy are going thousands house. here's what we know at this point. at 3:30 this afternoon santa cruz police were investigating a sexual assault at house on no suspect fired at police hitting 2 officers.
KOFY
Feb 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
in jail for that offense. he used another aliases when was arrested in canada nine years earlier. >> he was wanted in canada under the name raymond william stewart for a 1973 incident where he allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted two juveniles. >> he successfully eluded arrest because he changed his ailian, once again. he lived her under the name dan therian. kevin vanished in february of 1984. he left basketball practice at the saint agnes school gym and waited for a bus at oak and masonic a block away he from therian's house. a nationwide search ensued. his picture was on the front of news week and on milk cartons. two witnesses said they saw kevin talking to a man with a dog. the first man said kevin was at the bus stop. the second witness said the boy was in front of therian's home. therian who had a pet dog was questioned and his flat searched a week after kevin's disappearance but police did not look in the backyard or the basement. last week, cadaver sniffing dogs discovered bones buried in the basement floor of the house. they were sent to the state lab for analysis. altho
KOFY
Feb 8, 2013 9:00pm PST
a bank of america branch in oakland near the airport. fbi tells us the man supports violent jihad and wanted to start some kind of civil war. it all unfolded at bank of america branch near the oakland international boulevar boulevard. mark matthews explains what happened. >> according to the fbi matthe matthew's first target was the federal reserve in san francisco. on december 7 he told the undercover agent the bank looked too secure. and instead they should plan to bomb the oakland branch of the bank of america on hagueen roa road. on december 23 as they drove to the bank the agent says he described how he wanted to place the car bomb unthe pillar of the bank in hope of bringing down the entire building. detailed in the criminal complaint laughed and hugged undercover agent as he planned where the bomb would be policed. bomb was 12 5 gallon buck let with what he thought were explosive. complaint says he bought a couple cell phone, 9 volt battery, battery cap and led light used in a triggering device. after driving the black suv to the bank this morning he reportedly wal
KOFY
Feb 21, 2013 12:00am PST
now to keep progress going and strengthen the middle class, but it does require us to put the country ahead of politics. >> abc7 news anchor an ashley at the white house with his exclusive one on one interview with president obama. good evening, everybody. i'm larry beil. >> i'm carolyn johnson. the president addressed a wide range of issues from the budget stalemate in the capital to job creation throughout america. >> mr. obama also addressed a hot button topic in california. that is proposition 8, a ban on same same-sex marriage. >> here is dan ashley president aring from washington, d.c. >> carolyn and larry, good evening from washington. it has been an interesting and informative day here at the white house. we have been here all day long and met a number of cabinet secretaries and i had the opportunity to speak one on one with president obama. >> in your state of the union, mr. president, you praised our troops and said they exceeded expectations while some of our institutions let them down. which institutions were you referring to? congress one of them? >> all of us have to tak
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Feb 4, 2013 11:30am PST
and that could have been a touchdown for us and we would have won. >> not a lot of people in the office today. maybe they, you know, drank it away last night. but...just quiet over all. >> what kind of mood are people in? >> sad. sad. >> here is a look at the streets last night, the mission district, full of police but not full of partygoers. police were prepared for a celebration and possible rowdiness but it never happened. there were a few troublemakers and they shut them down quickly, though, and made a few arrests and estimate about 25, mostly for public intoxication. police call it a peaceful night and fans were this a somber mood. but, now, there is hope we are hearing out here on the streets, people are focusing on next year, they have a lot of faith in this team. >> officials in new orleans have traced the power outage of the superdome to abnormality in their power system which is being investigated. right now, a lot of disappointed 49er fans are returning home. katie marzullo has more from new orleans. >> it is heartbreak city here in new orleans for 49er fans today. look at the fro
KOFY
Feb 11, 2013 11:30am PST
with abc7 news reporter filled with local reaction and our reporter is joining us live from washington, dc, with the latest. karen? >> good afternoon. the news was a surprise to the pope's closest aides but officials say they noticed he had grown weaker. the first pope to resign in 600 years but pope benedict says he made the decision freely. >> it was a stunning announcement. delivered in latin. at the end of a meeting of cardinals in rome. pope benedict xvi will step down at the end of the month for health reasons. the 85-year-old said the strength deteriorateed "to the extent i have to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the ministry." >> he feels he carried the cross to the point he can and is calm and said now i will pass it on. >> for the 1 billion catholics around the world the news came out of nowhere. >> that is the best thing to do yes. >> elected in 2005 pope benedict was the favorite to fill the big shoes left by the beloveed pope juan paul ii, he never veered from his beliefs, condemning gay marriage, ordaining women and allowing priests to marry. the eight year tenu
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Feb 12, 2013 9:00pm PST
caught fire.in fact may take days before they know for certain. we are live in los angeles for with us the latest on this. >> tv good evening dan. that's right we have been getting conflicting reports over the last couple hours. this is what we can confirm and do kno know. the fire deadly shoot without police is over. authorities are now combing through a huge crime scene as we still wait for official confirmation. that the man believed to be christopher dor dorper was killed. >> this is a relentless fire. >>reporter: intense stand off turned inferno. man hunt for accused cop killer dorner has taken another deadly turn. after a week on the run police say suspect matching dorner description was involved in a shot out with deputy. >> one of the deputy was injured and unfortunately one of our deputy passed away as a result of his injuries. >>reporter: suspect spotted tuesday afternoon in the san bernardino mountains. several miles from where dorner burned out truck was found. authorities say he first held 2 women hostages in the home including jay hilton wife. >> he tied broke in
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Feb 28, 2013 12:00am PST
, on new slacks. use freedom on lunch with jack. everybody get! everybody get! get your cash back. doesn't usually happen here. >> this is a tragedy. >> it is heartbreaking what the police department is going through. our hearts are breaking. >> in santa cruz, people sign condolences and brought flowers to pay tribute to the two police officers killed in the line of duty. they are detective sergeant lauren butch baker and detective elizabeth butler remembered as courageous public servants. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. a confrontation accused of a man wanted for sexual assault took a turn when he opened fire on the officers killing them. this is video minutes after the tragedy. we have team coverage tonight. ama dates is on the heros of the tragedy. >> we will begin with leslie brinkley and a community absolutely in shock. leslie? >> that's right, dan. two police officers lost their lives here. that has never, ever happened in santa cruz before. you know that moment when the shock hits you and the tears haven't started flowing yet, that's where santa cruz is at tonight. >> we w
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Feb 7, 2013 9:00pm PST
>> snow on the ground gives us a good idea where the tracks are going. >> sending everything up here. >> wilderness east of los angeles, police call him a cop killer on fought and on the run. >> showers becoming more numerous and wet in san francisco. right now i'll give you a close-up look at live doppler 7 hd. >> only on 7 news tonight. drowning of man at public beach. why the rescue squad now says it had no obligation to save him. >> also my exclusive conversation with 2 local police chiefs who take the fight against crime very personally. they tell me they personally. they tell me they can >>. >> rain came down pretty hard in san francisco. people had to bring out their umbrella. this is a live picture from emery ville. you can see the skies are full of clouds and fair amount of rain. good evening. let's get right to spencer who is tracking the storm on live doppler 7 hd tonight. >> all right dan. downpour like the one you saw brief but soaking nonetheless. here's a look at live doppler 7 h d.a lot of activity offshore moving in our direction but also raining overl
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Feb 12, 2013 11:30am PST
't surprised. >> gunshots came so fast and so many of them, some people tell us they thought they were fireworks including terry's family members, but he knew what it was and went into defensive mode. >> last night i was sitting in the liflgs room with my kid and you hear multiple shots. only thing i could do is grab my kid and get them down. >> reporter: police say five people were shot in and around this garage in vallejo and east humboldt street. >> victims transported to area hospitals and two victims remain here. >> one diet died and another is a critical condition. all of the victims are in their 20s. residents say a man and a woman live here and many say they haven't had a chance to get to know them. >> it was a month ago and there has been a whole bunch of ruckus going on ever since. >> ken says he wasn't surprised. >> there was fight out here friday. we heard a couple shots. it's been progressing, so i it's a matter of time before it happened. >> he says watching this violence happen around his young daughter makes him nervous. >> it worried me. the bullets can hit anybody. th
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Feb 27, 2013 12:00am PST
moisture to improve the look and feel of hands in 5 uses. [ sponge ] gotta hand it to your beautiful hands, huh? [ female announcer ] love it, or get double your money back. dawn does more. [ sponge ] so it's not a chore. words to describe how i feel personally about this and how my department is reacting to this horrific, horrific tragedy. >> incomprehensible after the loss of two police officers. >> the do -- deceased officers are detective sergeant lauren baker and his colleague, detective elizabeth butler. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. it started late this afternoon when the officers responded to a home and were met with gunfire. >> we have team coverage with abc7 news reporter alan wang on a department absolutely in mourning. >> we begin with lisa amin gulezian with the latest on the investigation. lisa? >> reporter: carolyn, the crime scene tape is still up, and a very large police presence will remain here through the night. the sheriff's department meantime has taken over the investigation. it is trying to piece together what happened. from the street you can see conf
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Feb 4, 2013 9:00pm PST
the lawsuit is heard. farm is fighting to stay open after u.s. interior secretary salazar allow loved the there's expire so the area could be returned to wildernes wilderness. the district judge today said she doesn't believe she has the authority to over turn salazar. there is a march 15 eviction date. >> san jose police asking for tips to help track down this man. he's wanted for home invasion robbery last friday. man forced his way inside a home where a woman and her 74-year-old mother were at the time. this man and second suspect are accused of chasing both women down the street and repeetdly attacking older woman. she was injured but we are glad to tell you will recover. >> suspected car thief caused a fatal accident in oakland today in dramatic crash caught on camera. oakland police say woman stole an suv which had the keys in it and the engine running. she didn't get very far traveling 2 block before crashing at 36 avenue and foothill boulevard with disaster results. more now from abc 7 news reporter nick smith. >> we have the video police say a tool for their investiga
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Feb 25, 2013 9:00pm PST
who was put in position of trust would violent that trust in such an agreen us and despicable american. >> west sacramento police qi. alvarez on administrative the leave and booked into the yolo county jail. >> seen what tagger can do with graffiti. in oakland some people who have to live witness are fed up with it. the story from heather. >> i saw him trying to keep the people from vandalizing the building so i was on the phone with the police not knowing my building had already been bombed. >> kevin valentine drawn to second story window saturday just before 2:00 a.m. he heard noise he thought was his neighbor back yard party. instead it was the neighbor and his guests trying to stop a group of about 30 graffiti ta tagger in black hoodie. >> first they kind of came over into the party a little bit. and started disrupting things. disrespectful to people. spraying people with spray paint. and then they started bombing and showing off. actually filming themselves. >> zacchary tried covering the graffiti on his building with one coat of paint unsuck nrichlt carlos says his landlord j
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Feb 5, 2013 11:30am PST
on reporter joins us from santa clara. >> the mood in the locker room is somber. kaepernick will remember this as the season of not being good enough. here he is moments ago. we shot this video in the locker room along with the team of the the players cleaned out their lockers this morning and said goodbye. some of them hugging the staff, signing footballs for some. we heard a lot of regret today. players say necessity have not watched the game or the media coverage of it. they say it is too hard. davis said that he doesn't feel good being home. he was hoping to be celebrating in the bahamas right now. >> it wasn't our time. it wasn't our time. last year, we made some progression from where we were. this year, we would have stepped, the next step. it is about progression. now we have to have faith in next year. >> we did hard to achieve and we made a great super bowl but it didn't go our way. >> how long will the loss stay with us? >> for the rest of my life. >> we asked kaepernick what he has been thinking about and he said he is thinking about being back here next year. we asked some of
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Feb 16, 2013 9:00pm PST
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Feb 21, 2013 11:30am PST
for the family so they know there are people out there that care. >> kevin used to talk to jones at the barber shop. >> i never met the girl but it is...it is the community. you want to feel safe and you want to understand. >> she was in this spot in fairfield park is still covered with stuffed animals and through worries. eric now wear as bracelet with her name engraved. >> all the thoughts going through my mind, like, what tearer she felt before being killed. she probably knew she would die and to think she was 13. >> the community will have a public funeral with a couple hundred people expected. eric says he plans to be at every court hearing he doesn't think he can handle the funeral. >> i would like to but i think it would do me more harm than good. >> the funeral is schedud for 1:00 o'clock this afternoon at the benicia city cemetery and it is open to the public. reporting live from benicia for abc7 news. >> new this morning, south san francisco police are looking for a man who assault add 19-year-old exchange student from japan near the bart station at 5:45 yesterday afternoon. the vict
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Feb 25, 2013 11:30am PST
could easily protect me, and i won't even need to use those. >> okay. so now, scott, can you accept amanda's baggage? >> amanda, darling, i can accept your baggage. >> whoa! congratulations. scott and amanda will be see you next time. >> amanda, you are beautiful in every which way. i would gladly pay for any date. >> thanks, because remember the rifle is always within reach. >> really? so is mine. i'm home! [ baby crying ] everything's fine. [ male announcer ] of all the things that happen on your wooden surfaces, disinfecting has to be one of them. clorox disinfecting wipes. gentle on wood. hard on germs. >> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. right now the coast guard is searching for a missing family off the coast of monterey. good morning, i am kristen sze. the coast guard says a man and young and two children were on a sailboat that was taking on water 65 mile off the monterey coast. he radioed the coast guard at 5:30 and now we have the latest from the coast guard station. >> it has been a nonstop search for the group of four. a husband and wife and their
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Feb 27, 2013 11:30am PST
in a committed relationship. if it's the two of us, it stays that way. >> cynthia, can you accept travis' baggage? >> travis, i think i can accept your baggage. >> whoa! congratulations. cynthia and travis will enjoy a romantic dinner cruise. we'll see you next time. how nice is that? >> i can't wait for our first dat date. >> abc7 news starts right now with live breaking news. >> a memorial is growing outside the santa cruz police station as the public pays tribute to two officers shot and killed in the line of duty yesterday by a gunman. >> welcome to a special one hour eleven. >> santa cruz police are planning a news conference on the deadly shootings at 11:30 in half an hour so we will stay on the hair to bring it to you live. we have live team coverage and katie marzullo has new information on gunman and the fallen officers. but, first, our news reporter, live at the santa cruz police department. cornell? >> as you said we are waiting for a news conference to begin here at santa cruz police headquarters where we hope to learn more information about the shooting which claimed the life of two
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Feb 5, 2013 12:00am PST
. >> treating the gun store or treating this sporting good store as pariah in effect treats all of us sports men sports women in the same fashion and i think los gatos is better up to than that. >>reporter: town staff members presented a report suggest rules of more public review but rake will i knew rules would affect only future gun stores lacking to open in los gatos. now more than 100 people signed up to make a public comment this evening. and so far they have only gotten through about half the people. still going actually. no word yet as to how long tonight's meeting will good. reporting live in los gatos. abc 7 news. >> all right sergio thank you. >> 6 day stand off in alabama is over with boy safe and captor dead. jimmy lee dykes shot and killed school bus driver then took 5-year-old ethan holding in underground bunker. fbi tried to northbound the boy's release for days but agents felt the talk were his days tier 88thing and when they realize that had dyke his a gun today, agents threw open the hatch dropped in a flash grenade then rushed n.dykes killed. ethan was not physically
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Feb 22, 2013 12:00am PST
. crew were using the crane to remove steel support from underneath the bridge east of yurba buena island. treasure island people heard the crash. >> i turned around. crane was already gone and the scaffolding was just falling over and it just fell off the brim on to the barge. >> pieces were coming down. crane was teetering and it actually fell down. >>reporter: the bridge was not damaged. the accident is not expected to delight opening of the new eastern span which is now 193 days away. >>> whoever broke in at the mir said dearlyship in walnut creek wasn't after luxury cars. he was after something much more sensitive. as lillian explain explains, house thousands of customer files were stolen during the burglary. >> my husband said they have everything but a key to the front door. they have social security. they have bank information. >>reporter: allison is worried about being the victim of identity theft. she leased mercedes in august and in the process gave much of her personal information. everything was fine until she got a call from the dealer. >> they said any customer wit
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Feb 20, 2013 12:00am PST
. and it is an attraction even tonight. john is live in the mountains for us. >> the temperature is near freezing and there is a thin glaze of ice on skyline boulevard. what has brought people here is the snow which they only see here a few times a year. the rare snow was too tempting to pass up. even as night fell and even as it meant over doing it. marianne from sunnyvale saw the snowstorm on the news and decided to bring her children up to see it for real. >> we don't get to go to tahoe too much, so it is pretty cool. >> next best thing. >> although by 6:00 p.m. the snow was being overtaken by mud and 11-year-old jovian was giving the snow a lower rating. >> a two out of five. >> what is the snow to dirt ratio up here? >> not very good. >> it was pure heaven around midday when the snow was blanketing high line boulevard. whatever slush remained was quickly covered by new flakes. it was quick enough to bring out the plows to plow the roads an motivation enough to give baby her first ever romp in the snow. >> i drive into san jose and we saw the snow and it was coming down pretty thick. we decid
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Feb 13, 2013 11:30am PST
by a man accused of being a rogue ex-con. we are waiting for the coroner to tell us whether the body found in the burning rubble of a cabin is 33-year-old christopher dorner. >> right now thousand tonight of police are attending funeral service tonight for one of four victim tonight of the killing spree. a riverside police officer, and this is a live picture of the service underway right now. we believe the governor brown is in the audience. the officer was a father of two and an ex-marine, more than 100 patrol cars and motorcycle tonight apartmented passing under an apartment flag. it is believe tonight form lapd police officer was on revenge rampage after being fired by lapd. michael crane was ambushed last week on february 7. katie marzullo has more. >> source is telling the associated press that a california driver's license with the name christopher dorner on it has been found inside the burned out cabin in big bear. it could be days or week tonight before forensic tonight positively identify tonight the charred body in the cabin as dorner. the lapd held a news conference a few hour t
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Feb 9, 2013 12:00am PST
-old matthew aaron lanaza used to live this an rv he parked outside his father's home in san jose. tonight he is in federal custody and it is gone. >> his plan to bomb this bank of america went like clockwork as he tried to set it off with a cell phone. john burgess saw the early morning action. >> at 2:00 in the morning when i came by and the fbi agents were around here. >> an under cover fbi agent kept close tabs by posing as a taliban operative. as part of his plan, the fbi says he first wanted to bomb the san francisco federal reserve. then he decided it was too secure, so he chose the oakland bank of america site. according to the fbi, five-gallon buckets like this one filled with chemicals would have been the basic pieces of the bomb. agents say he purchased cell phones and other items to be used in a triggering device. the plan was to dry the bomb and put it on an suv and detonated it in a spot to bring down the bank of america building. it is a plot b of a customers were shocked to hear about. >> wow, seriously? >> lanaza tried making contact shortly after getting out of jail on an il
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Feb 16, 2013 12:00am PST
julie and connie say their travel group of five women did fine. julie says she even used skills she practiced with her son who wants to be an eagle scout. she tied square knots with the tents on the deck. >> we are working together. >> and it all came in very handy? >> it came in handy tieing sheets together. >> once we realized the fire was out and it would be all right it took longer than we thought to come home. >> julie and connie say the experience has not scared them from ever taking a cruise again, but they will study a little bit closer before booking their next cruise just to make sure the ship is a little newer. as julie and thousands of other passengers on board the triumph travel across the country, the ship was moved to a repair dock in mobile, alabama. that's where it will under do repairs and the investigation will begin. for some passengers, even the journey home met with technical problems. a charter bus broke down in route to new orleans stranding passengers for more than an hour. pictures shot by pringle illustrate the conditions as the massive ship went dark and
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Feb 23, 2013 12:00am PST
free. abc7 news reporter john alston is in dublin for us with the story. >> it took place here. for the first time he will not spend the night in a prison bunk, but with his family. he said he is no longer angry and things happen for a reason, but he paid quite a price. >> well wishers showed up to see ronald ross at his mother's home in west oakland. only two hours earlier ross walked out of the santa rita jail, a free man for the first time in nearly seven years, seven years he never should have lost. >> i can see sunshine again and walk on clean -- good clean air. >> now 51 years old he was wrongly convicted of attempted murder in a shooting that took place steps from where his mother now lives. the victim picked ross out of a photo lineup and then recan'ted as other evidence came to light. today the judge set ross free. >> >> one time i was thinking the judge was being hateful toward me. but i guess now i see he was doing the job the same way as the d.a. >> the northern california inthat you sense project and attorneys with the san francisco law firm spent four years cleari
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Feb 26, 2013 11:30am PST
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